Stories from the World Vision Report

Series produced by World Vision Report

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Individual stories from the weekly World Vision Report.

Individual stories from the weekly World Vision Report.


148 Pieces

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India is in the middle of a census. For the first time in 80 years, the census will ask all one billion plus people in India to identify their cas...

  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 04:58
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Mexico has an immigration problem. Tapachula, just a few miles up the road from Guatemala, is full of foreigners. The town is a way station for C...

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  • Added: Oct 22, 2010
  • Length: 06:36
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According to most reports, America’s public education system is crumbling, turning out students who lag far behind their international peers. Amer...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
  • Length: 03:44
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Girls and women in Nepal live in a culture that treats them as second-class citizens. But they have a very public way of expressing their displeas...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
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Life without sports. Think about it. No soccer matches, no football to watch, no field to play in. That's how it's been in the Gaza Strip over th...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
  • Length: 06:28
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Driving in India is a nightmare. The streets are chaotic and dangerous. In fact, India recently surpassed China to lead the world in traffic fata...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
  • Length: 04:00
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More and more girls are going to school in Liberia. That’s partly because a female role model – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - inspire...

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  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
  • Length: 07:12
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Grain exports from the US are unusually high right now thanks in part to a grain shortage in Russia. Here’s why. Over the summer, Russia experien...

  • Added: Oct 15, 2010
  • Length: 05:04
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Most farmers In Haiti have abandoned rural areas over the past 50 years to go live in the city. But one community in the Central Plateau has manag...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2010
  • Length: 06:04
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Some people in Tanzania say alcohol consumption is contributing to greater poverty. Two liquor companies there now package strong liquor in small ...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2010
  • Length: 04:02
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A recent travel warning has put tourists in Europe on high alert. But tourists are traveling freely in Libya for the first time in decades. The c...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2010
  • Length: 03:15
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There were no outright winners in last Sunday’s presidential election in Brazil. Frontrunner Dilma Rousseff faces a run off election. She’s hopin...

  • Added: Oct 08, 2010
  • Length: 04:22
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Iraq appears to be inching toward establishing a new government. But the outcome won’t affect Rodwan Nakshabandi. He left Iraq in the late 80s af...

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  • Added: Oct 08, 2010
  • Length: 03:32
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In a new series, “Stuff that Works” we look at good ideas that solve a specific problem. All across West Africa, you can buy water on the street. ...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 02:36
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One in seven Americans lives in poverty. That number ricocheted around the country last week when the 2009 census released its report. The number...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 05:00
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You know about illegal immigrants who swim across the Rio Grande to get into Texas. But down on Mexico's southern border with Guatemala it’s the R...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 04:21
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More than six million cars, trucks, and other vehicles clog the streets of New Delhi, India every day. And there’s not nearly enough police to enf...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 04:50
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Nasser Mizdawi is a Libyan superstar. He brought pop to the Libyan music scene at a time when the country had just emerged from a revolution. The...

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  • Added: Sep 24, 2010
  • Length: 05:24
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In the slums of Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, rape and gang violence are common. Sometimes, elderly women are the targets because they appear to be fr...

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  • Added: Sep 17, 2010
  • Length: 05:31
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You might just call it “survival salad.” When Kunrath Lam was a little girl, she survived the brutal Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia. During those...

  • Added: Sep 17, 2010
  • Length: 04:04